The Flynt Center of Early New England Life is open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m through April 9, 2017. The 2017 Season will begin on Saturday, April 15, 2017. For winter admission and VIP tour information, please visit our Hours & Admission page.
Welcome to Historic Deerfield
Spend a day in old New England. Visit Historic Deerfield, an authentic 18th-century New England village in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts. Tour beautifully restored museum houses with period architecture and furnishings. See yankee ingenuity at work in demonstrations of colonial-era trades. And explore our world-famous collection of early American crafts, ceramics, furniture, textiles and metalwork. It’s a celebration of New England heritage.
“The people were incredible, the museum a gem… Thank you so much for a truly wonderful experience.”
- Scott F. from East Hampton, CT
Plan Your Visit Around These Upcoming Events
March 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us as we commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Townshend Acts in a winter lecture series exploring the politics of tea, consumer culture, and resistance on the eve of the American Revolution. » Learn More
April 01, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
This one-day forum brings together a range of speakers for a lively discussion of the history, use, and preservation of herbaria in western Massachusetts. » Learn More
February 27, 2016 - April 02, 2017 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
"Natural Selections: Flora and the Arts" explores through more than 20 objects how nature has inspired, impressed, and enlightened society long before the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species in 1859. » Learn More
April 17, 2017 - April 23, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
During April School Vacation week, visit with our hearth cooks as they prepare family-style dinners like they did in early New England. Help mix batter, churn butter, and learn about the main meal of the day – dinner! » Learn More